V Kritzinger

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INTRODUCTION The optimal dose of samarium-153-EDTMP (153Sm-EDTMP) for effective palliation of painful metastases to bone is under investigation. It is not known whether increased doses of 153Sm EDTMP will lead to better and longer pain and tumour control and survival. Multiple dose efficacy and toxicity is of importance as most Patients will require(More)
Samarium-153-EDTMP is an effective agent for palliation of widespread skeletal metastases because it concentrates in bone metastases which have an osteoblastic component. Similar concentration in areas of osteoblastic activity in ankylosing spondylitis, Paget's disease and rheumatoid arthritis suggests a possible new treatment approach. Three patients with(More)
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